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Llcttljn Fir Utks.
Tho ii'AsiLti'tTs hntp boon
tlrvotinir ftri'Mt of space to
tlii rltvticn ri'iotis wh-nin fuel
they know wry lilt l m-tre i:w
than they did a work vgn. The
report is Hint, the Republican
.Stat o ticket is (ht nd one day; the
next tin! Democratic ticket lead
bp seven er eiht votes. The -f-filial
fount has not bepun yet
and may r.ot bepiu until tho leg
islature in eetn in January.
There is a statute passed in 1899
which authorizes the speaker of
the house to officiate at the of
ficiel count, and on account of
this Secretary of State Swaauger
may wait until this matter is de
cided before he begins the count.
Tho daily returns published are
entirely unofficial and the result
will not bo known until the offic
al count of the votes is made.
The Confederate picnic on the
court bouse grounds brought to
thti city quitd a cumber of the
survivors and their familiea last
Saturday. Some sixty were reg
istered with the secretary. The
ladies spread a splendid dinner
in the basement rooms of the
court hous, and after dinner
the old Confederate soldiers aa
aembledon the steps of the court
house and a picture was taken
of them. Later all assembled in
the court room and were called
to order by Pierce Ilackett, who
introduced Miss Fannie Catron,
who recited Father Ryan's fam
ous poem on 'The Lost Cause."
Hon. D. A. DeArmond then de
livered an address, It was a
pleasant occasion for all present.
The " confederate flag used for
the occasion attracted a pood of
attention, because ao many peo
ple had never seen one.
Sunday School, 9:45 a. m.
Service at 11 a, m.
Testimonial Meeting on Wed
nesday at 8:00 p. in.
Reading Room open on Wed
nesday from 3 to 5 p. m.
All cordially invited.
The yountf men of this city
will indulge in their annual hunt
TlianksRivinj?. They choose sid
es and the lossrs pay for a big
spread. Tho pame should be
notified of this event.
;" Richard Spit ler and bride re
turned from their wedding trip
the first of tho week and are now
at the Commercial Hotel. They
visited Galveston and several
other Southern points of inter
est. They will go to Uouaekeep
inj; in a few days. Pleasanton
Rv. T. A. Smith, wife and
daughter, who have been in Kan
sas City for six weeks, arrived
Miss Girard, of Butler, spent
Sunday in this city, the guest of
Miss May Mathis.
Jos. Reavley, of Ne?ada, spant
several days this week in this
city with his sistsr, Mrs. L. M.
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R. R. TIMETABLES
Missouri Pacific TimeJ Card.
flORTH BOUND, ST. LOI IS AND K. C.
No. 208 Leaves 11:59 a. m.
No. 210 Leave 10:18 p.m.
No. 206 Lea res 5:40 a m.
WIST BOCND, FT. SCOTT CENTRAL.
No. 407 Leaves 1:45 p. m.
Vo. 499 Leaves 6:50 a. m
No. 209 ArrtTM 5:80 a. rn
to. 207 Arrive 1:08 p. in.
No. 205 Arrives 10:09 p.m
BAIT BOUND, FT. BCOTT CENTRAL..
No. 408 Arrives -11:45 p. m.
Ho. 410 Arrives 10:07 p. ir!
R. A. I5Aii.tr, A (ft.
To The Mountains,
Colondo is Nature's Wonder Book with
a cure for i 1 1 at of body and mind on every page.
You can fivh, hunt, tide, trsmp. motor or
luaf all day in the sunshine and tleep under
the Mm at night if you like., or you can easily
get back to camp, cottage, lodge or luxuriou
There' granduer ot scenery that is a ton
tant drlight. Drv, clear, invigorating, high
altitude air which restore the tagged brain,
tired nerves and rundown system.
Thousands of people every vear go to
Colorado unfit for busjness or pleasure, work
or play, and return witb renewed energy and
plenty of good led blood.
So much is gained Dv getting '-Hack to
Via The Highway to The IIeichts
If you contempiote visiting Colorado thin
bummer, I shall be glad to lurnish vou com
plcte information I dative to our excellent
train seivice, rates, etc., and sist you in mak
ing your trip comfortably and pleasantly.
R. A. Bailey, Agent.
RICH HILL TRIBUNE,
Not. Alum bfcit:r iwiers are oki st tea
to tweinv-iie it;,;'. .. . .:r..i r-r :' cc. nn
ounce, b I t'.iry i.-n.lrr the food pal tially
indigestible ai:d uttbeaUl.iui,
Frisco Time Table.
No. 142, Passenger, 11.45 n. m.
No. 144, Mixed 4 00 p. m.
No. 143, Mixed 18.10 a. ni.
No. 141, Paseenjrer 3.30 p. in.
No. 142 connects at Linton with
day trains for Texas and Oklahoma
No. 144 connects at Pleasanton
with fast trains for Texas and Ok
lahoma points, and for Memphis
and the southeast; aUo with lora
passenger for Kansas City, arriving
a Kanr' City 10.00 p m.
O. H. CoNovan, Ajtt.
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All TRUSTfD "UNCLE KATE"
Ftailread Man th Caretaktf cf Funs'
''Tor more than .10 years tlio most
popular wood iimn's bank in Bf hui
wits a Innk on two Ir," snys Maj.
llwhnan Pay, author of ''Kinj
pn-e." ' i'nlil lie was over SO
yr.rs old, I'nde ale twan tm
coiiduclor on the n.m-ir ami
ratutjuis rrti!r"iid, running IWwen
tho city and Mwluid lake. With
him rotlo the woods n nl driving
crew. Whi-n ther fort themselves
and made n ra l.et on his train he
u?id U cult tlirtn into submission
and no man tvor raised his hand
Hgninsf Tut lc n)i'. When llie men
came out of tbo uuoU with their
pay ni"f. of tlicm lvalixcd from bit
tor vjNTieiit-f tlint t ho fit v folks
weuld ".'t iill tluir iiuwioy away
from 1 In-ill in ;i f-w days. A ("kd
m ti. .--,..i j j,,.) !.,,.,, J t( trnin
Inev vuu,M W-in to r-trip ten-dollar
I'M.- n. i ilit-.r roll and himd the
mom v to I'm !e .Yn!e to 'ink' for
thoni Imnkinjr if on rail. Trier
iif-vc-r forcot. nor did ho; and in al
the yrnrs tiurv vao nowr a dispute
W-tttri-n fond u tor Swan and any of
his depositors. Winn they rame
Inuk on his triiin tln v wire 5iire of
enuti'li money for their fare and
their tohiiceo ::t the lake outfitting
store. Thev wouldn't have known
u-rv well v, hat to do with more."
"HIGHFLIER" IN BOSTONE5E.
iin nymtr macinne is .common,
raw and fainil.'ur. It lins not the
elevation to whieh it should a.pire
Iiotli n ;irit and in faet. So we
weh'ime the liatiiifuHy printexl in
vita! ion from rost.in asking us to be
one of tiic 2' (i.t-iiis who will con-
tribute $100 eaeh toward an Anierl
lan aviation fund of $"i.U,000, anil
"e take pleasure in passing alonjt tho
invitation to our reader, assuring
them that it i an uplifting cauw,
Surely it is worth $100 to beeonie an
aviator. It tost far more to be
highflier, a.id the term lias not the
dLntinuished othin(? ei'-l satisfy
ing merits that we find iu uv'ation
HIS DESTINED POSITION.
A story is k-in told of Mr. John
flume, the Knglifh reformer, which
show a Itow trondv he has the re
former's spirit, lie and a friend
nr-re onre traveling in TariJ. an3
they stood in the i'laee de la Ra.
ti!!e on tlnv centenary of the down
fall of that famous priuon. For a
time they gazed in silenee at ths
July column, but at last Mr. Burns'
companion venturcil the metion:
''Vhat would you have It-en doing
if yea iiH'i Uvn here a hundred
years ago?" ''Why," exclaimed Mr.
Burns, v ithout a moment's lii-jita-lioii,
'"I bhould liave been waiting
for mv niease insula the prison, mj
Eho Ves. I rather Ilk Harry Fair
fax. I think he's got a soft spot la
his heart somewhere.
H Don't know about bl heart
I alnara thought It was la bis head,
S ,. .i .
One ui'ht as a I'ana'lian doetor
alio lives in Kasitera Ontario wai
J riving into a ullage, h itw a chap,
a little the worse for liquor, arr.uhinj
a erowl of spectators w ith the antica
of Lis triek dog. The doctor watche-1
hiju a while and faid: .SanJ', how
J j'ou.iuanajre to train jour' Jog?
I tn't t aLlmnine t) Iq anything."
handy, with that fciwir.l5.Q'jc in. his
e) cf, aaiJ : "Wall, you se, Doo,
have to know moro'n tha dog1 or jroa
cau't leant him nothing." The
A HEAVY JOKE.
Bill Wot' (lie Vaviest bird ia
the world, Fatnr
Sam Iet's 'are it.
r-ill A habjr crane, Stui, 'tauaa
it takes a rrtinu to raia it,
fain Haw, La HkfYuJ Lej
VMO. . . . .
Cl JUlg:d Xomios rmUenl ProvsJ
ta Tetttmn rrfctly
A Johns Hopkins m.d!eal sluJent,
who sourht the mrel soliiudra unt
MatUworoan swsmp. In Chsrin toi:
tr, Mii., ss place to eprnd a lltfl va
eation, snforeril upon him l.y auver
mlr, mill dnuMlons Iopk rt-nuinlier
hts brief stay la that i"etlin. lt!f
conrt-puno ot ins mmplo life,"
poitrayd la the nialie eavlronmnnt
of that community, relates tt.o Wa"h
loon Ftsr, was juat tiirtrinlriir to bs
reall4, and In hi dally nnandrlni?s
txiut h wM)da and farm hoimos lis
fouml murh ot lntifat to th studect,
wha sa woupwled rtlmas ahoiit-n ;d
bis stay la that luiallty and toded In
hts sppsrsoe. accompaoieil ty ro
bust no a of ths soil, at ths Onrcrnment
Hospital for ths Insane.
"I am In search of ths !d-ntifteaifon
bureau." vas the way the young farm
er announced his buFlnetui when he en
tered ths iljt building devoted to ths
transaction of business at the Institu
tion. "I niMin," he sddeit. In an er-
pUnatory port of a manner, "the plaes
where the patients' pictures are kept."
tt took but a few moments for th
young man who watted upon him to
learn that he had In custody one pit
sumed to be an escaped puttent. TIis
proper offleists were thereupon csllad
on to take charge of the matter. It
took but an Instant to determine that
there was eo Inmate In the Instltutloa
of the name given by the meek-looking
youDR man who stood by the side of
the fanner visitor. Furthr lnr(alry
brought out the fart that the afor
said young man was In full oeeiBloi
of his mental faculties, and that h?
bad given evidnnce of a htalthy mats
at mtnd from the very moment that
bs bad been detained at the farmer's
house, miles down in Maryland; for,
as he said, he took the matter of his
detention quietly, knowing when bs
reached the hospital he would be re
leased. "It was no use to ofcji'rt down there,"1
he said to one of th officials befort
leaving the asylum. "Thene people
saw mi going about earn day, Inter
ested In ths birds and flowers, steep
ing at farm bouses by nlifht as best
I could, and roughing It after a fanbloa
sad they supposed there wss some- '
thing queer about me, and It ended la
my detention at the last farm bouse
where I applied to take a Bight's rest." :
Turning to the nan who had brought
him all the way from M at u woman
swamp In a vehicle, the young student, I th Em B(1 address of the seller:
laughing heartily, said; i thtt ln ,h c" cf Jlquldi. they must
"I haven't a thing In the world ' l ,oM 0Rly ,tt l,oU1k readily dirta
against you. I had a good nlghfa rest 1 ulabl1 touch from ordinary
at your house, a fin dtp In a cold : cl0 bottles; thst they must be sold by
spring tuts morning, followed by a ! ''!l,torJ chemists and druggists only.
...u.iii ........ w . . - la the case of cocaine and It utt
you furnish n with transportation to
this place, where I obtain my liberty,
Juat as I knew I would."
plussed lr U all f wnlle. but finally
. . . ,v. -.j.,
remarked to oae of the offleiala pres
Mister, I did this just for humsn
Ity sake. I wanted ao reward, and
. ,...y. .. ... ,
as If he had come from here, and 1
considered It my duty to take hlra and
Euch Incidents, while not common in
hospital life, are by no means unusual,
as may be gleaned from the polk
books ot th city, whero are recorded
ease cf persons being fined or bl hur
ts pnnlshed for assault on pernon
on th street whom they forced to ae
company them to the government anv
lum, on th presumption that the p
dostrlsns, who may have bei-n dressed
strangely, or In soma other wsy be
come conspicuous, were esceped luna
tic from the Institution.
TASK OF TOASTMASTER.
Woik, But ft ths Credit, cf Making
th IMnner llvtlf, fells
"iXy srmpathy goe out to th tost-
maeter." Ill on of the best aftt-r.
Climer speakers la New Vork. In ro
railing a dinner which h recent! at
tooflH, ai-corillug to the Hut).
'The toaat master," he iUln'-1.
"oimht to, and must. know the ackers,
but after his list Is exhausted tbre are
always others who ar U L rsil'-l
uin, th Impromptu talkers. H re
quires g')oJ juilgmeot to know how 14
(t them on their feet at ihs irpr
rtioment. A break by the t"iuttms!er
will umto all the good of th even
ing and leave unpleasaut re-olle tior.S.
"The toastmaster cot only must kep
th reins wll In hand, but he must
Veep a clear head. That means (hat
he must not do much more than look
at the rup bWore him. As th eenlg
wears un th timid beeonie tuor
eoiitsgeous. tkod fIIownhlp Is C'jo
tsflous. Men who swor that the
Lier eotild make a speerb ak to
"The tpeakera wsriu up and aa
tttlrigs which are remvuibcred.
totntmasur slvsa th rue. Ne-eaa
be muni be brief Neeeasarily, als
must show veritatlMty. That Is w
bl knowledge rf m-n vunt. An
he should kDow how to ret a i
tatted, b should, alov sit, kcuy
Ut bead Mm otf. Thr' ajjvf
I'lars up btu dlptomai-y,
"After all U oer and tha ra
phcts recall the event on the next
and th day to corns the (nastms
la oaly remembered such. H
ths burnt-out tap-r In ths cold 4
vt the mornlsg after.
it amenity UJ 8!f-Iutteet.
"Oh, policeman, do stop (bum
wlt-ke. cruel buys from tyln" that It
.i that port d. s Ull."
ia It your og?"
COlCtM tO THE KMCZX
Ulu, 1 y Tacstlous InfsrsuM,
T'jut Other Than Eli fa i
tanlo Msety, j
Eajpsror AVllltara of Oenr.eay. wfe.:
tenstlont cif any rrosnlng ef ill
sires. Is not always ths arbitrary par
sonage he Is j'siwted. ssys the K
Vork llra!d. In turning hlra from
lUs dtiirs humor la a more valuable
aid than IokIp, and none knew this
butter than ths Itaron Itoettiehsr, M
one iltno secretary of state for the la
There was tinder dissuasion the
names cf numerous eligible for va
cancies to bo filled. To most of these
William gave ria4y arnt, tut when
a certain office was reached on the list
be declared that that appointment
lutiBt go to one of his personal friends
Ustead of to the one Indicated.
a tactfully as possible ths baron
awged upon his royal tnaaU-r the utter
nfltness of his favorite, bringing ar
gument to bear thst under other cir
cumstances would have been unan
swerable. At last even the emperor
had t retreat before the array ol
facts, and as a compromise the baron
asked whether there was not same
other favorite to whom tha arpolBt
ment might be given.
"Confer It upon the devil himself,'
stormed the kaiser, who had worked
himself Into a panslon.
"I would suggest," offered tha sec
retary, "thst since the patent Is to bs
signed by your majesty, ths wording
might well be changed, as It atw
reads: 'To my trusted ad well be
loved cousin and oonwse Uor.' "
There waa a hearty burst of laugh
ter, and the storm clouds wsrw cleared
away as though by magic.
GUARDING AGAINST POISON
Action to Restrict tha Bale cf 2as
gcfous Progs In Eng
land. As a protection against drug polaon
fee, Southampton to the state depart
ment, the I'harmaceuUcal Society ct
Great Uritaln has declared the fcllowltg
articles poisons under the general etat
ute: Cocaine and Its salts, ptcrotoxla,
acetaollid, preparstloos of cocaine, digi
talis and its preparations, mercurio
Iodide, mercuric sulphocyaatda, aoiu
ble salts of oxalic add, strophaathna aad
Its preparations and sulphonyl.
Ths effects of this actios will be that
the drugs named, when sold, must ba
labeled with the word "Poison." ni
,"xln,1 U m U -rr. la ad-
flltiou to the oboertance ot ths precau
tions stated, that the purchaser be per-
eonally known or Introduced to th
I D1'1 th1 hi B,m !fa4 la
Ui chemists poison ret-intcr.
Consul tiwairu ssys thst aceiaaUid,
OlgitaH and sulphocal. in addition to
'l?' d,Ui!S Ucb S-'-Hf
lend themselves to abuse by the pubilo.
uuj i unu t u me past i-as veesj
by no means beneficial.
MANEUVERING OF WARSHIPS
to Tim of Fec Is of aa X ucb
poi tant aa Tsrgsf
Toward the nd of Pucember
jear w read la th public prist thst
the Ceet ba been reviewed by the sec
rtry of the navjr or aom other oS-
ear blpth n command, and that It has
oepsrted for th CaritliD for th
wluler maneuverf. Val!y cothlcg
Big re I hesid of th fleet, says tb
Aiuerlean Kevlcw of Reviews, until
sUmt April 1, when It arrives otf fen,
sacola for taraet pr&rtk. It Is ret
stxsnee, Uiu, thst th public baa but
a b4y IJc of th relation of th
wiutrr rruifcfs to the preparedness and
efiVlcucy of our nary,
the pisueuvrrlng of a shiu la of aa
lmrorun on a par with accuracy et
giinQre, A ship that ran tnak a bit
wliu almost evrry shot but it bd!y
handled may le nay, often Ismor
daneron to Its friends than to it
f !iciiil': and a ship that can niak but
few ht a) Is almost Uiceleas, howv
well tt may be maneuvered. Thus, It
will be -u that a ship's fighting
taiue 1 eji:ally drpriit-ut iiron i
batiillius; and the aertiraiy of lis gun.
Die. and bene the months of bard
wotk devoted to IHp and feet ma
neuvers and target jtsc Uce,
'hat god rads thy hav is ICcg
Un l! Look at tho .ilcs of hrcfccDkloc
ut rrpaiin ttuivd iu ltU' alctit all
aloi g th way; aee how promptiy an 4
'Artfully erery bole U ftlid up and
evtry hreak memli-d, and you wtil vn
durhtand bow a small b. l tan pull
heavy load iu this country, and w hy tb
big draught borer wtr locg and do
good woik. A country with a finess
lein of roail Is like a in an with a (tol
circulation c f the Hood; the Ulmrof lire
btivuies tas-li r. effort U redu.ej hl
pleasure lucreanvd. Henry Vaa
ts gcriboer'a ' "j
aae t aj s
NO M0RB CltkClf.
Vie Poor Hurrotdn! He's wo a.
Tjlrig a great deal about (l.-hts
Kwitt Nor-k-tiPo! You'll Lever
cath lint worrying because ho taa't
pay 1.1s (kit 1.
Wise Ho' not worr ing about oU
debta he cun't jav, but about tla
new onti he cau'l ciiitraJ.-trT